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December 19, 2022

Christian Science Churches of Southern California

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Based on the teachings of Christ Jesus & the power of the Christ to inspire and heal.

Christmas Card

A Christmas Eve Talk

Christmas Eve Talk

The Christmas Story

is Our Story

Friday, December 24, 2022

4:30 p.m. Pacific Time

7:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Bryan Webster, Speaker

This Christmas Eve, come explore the deep significance of the Christmas story, its characters and events. Brian Webster will help us discover their critical importance to each of our own personal stories. Join 20 minutes early for festive Christmas music and a traditional Christmas carol sing-along.

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Or join by phone - English: 1-646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 771 037 297

The talk is sponsored by Third Church of Christ, Scientist, New York City. There will be a live simultaneous translation in Spanish, and a replay in English and Spanish immediately after the talk.

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Inspiring weekly podcast

Christmas gifts

Greater gifts from God

December 19 - 25

- with Kendra Nordin Beato, Ryan Vigil, Sandi Justad

There's a lot of fun gift giving and receiving at Christmas, but as we approach the holiday, we started wondering about some of the most meaningful gifts. The ones that come directly from God - and that can come any day of the year. So we gathered three guests to share some of their favorite blessings.

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Sentinel Watch Archive

If the current podcast is not posted by CSPS Internet Radio on Monday morning, go to Sentinel Watch Archive.


Call 1-323-805-8700, Press 3

Finding the Christ in Christmas

December 17 - 23

- with Judy Wolff

Sentinel Watch

Check out our one-stop "Events" page on for local and online events and podcasts!

You will find inspiring events and online audio and video programs from the Christian Science Monitor, the Mary Baker Eddy Library, and The Mother Church (The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, MA).

Upcoming talks on healing

Beverly Hills, CA - In-person Lecture - THE JOY THAT CAN'T BE TAKEN

December 27, 2022 at 7:00 PM - Melanie Wahlberg, Speaker

Hollywood, CA - In-person Lecture - SPIRITUAL DISCOVERY: HOW YOU CAN BETTER THE WORLD - January 8, 2023 at 2:00 PM - Tom McElroy, Speaker

Fullerton, CA - In-person Lecture - BE SET FREE - January 28, 2023 at 10:00 AM

Nicole Virgil, Speaker

La Canada Flintridge, CA - In-person Lecture - WHY EVERYONE IS NEEDED

January 28, 2023 at 2:00 PM - James Shepherd, Speaker

More talks
SoCal Christmas programs

Special Events

Pasadena, CA - Watch Online - Christmas Concert

New York - Online - A Christmas Eve Talk - December 24, 2022 at 4:30 PM

Pacific Time, 7:30 PM Eastern Time

View a recap of all events you will find throughout our website, including SoCal talks, special events, church services, youth activities, regional committee meetings, care facility events and more! 

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Church Services

Church service

Our SoCal chuches offer services in-person, online and via phone. Check with individual churches for details. 

If you are new to Christian Science, you will find our church services a quiet atmosphere for healing prayer and spiritual growth.

There are church services in-person, online and via phone on Sundays and Wednesdays. 

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Spanish Zoom Service

Enjoy inspiring ideas from this week's Bible Lesson

Glory to God  Prayer That Heals

Christian Science

December 19 - 25

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:13, 14

Led by a solitary star amid the darkness, the Magi of old foretold the Messiahship of Truth. Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p 95:23

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by Phone

Listen to the Bible Lesson each week by phone 24/7.

Call 323-805-8700, press 1

Lesson at Sunday service

This Bible Lesson will be the focus of Sunday church services at all Christian Science churches this Sunday.

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Weekly Bible Lens

Find out more about this Bible Lesson in the "Bible Lens" section of this week's issue of the Christian Science Sentinel at any Christian Science Reading Room or go to JSH Online if you subscribe to the periodicals online.

More on Bible Study

Inspiration via phone

Phone line

Listen 24/7 to the Bible Lesson, audio podcasts, and the Daily Lift by phone. 

Call 323-805-8700

Press 1 - Weekly Bible Lesson

Press 2 - El Heraldo (weekly in Spanish)

Press 3 - Sentinel Watch (weekly testimonials)

Press 4 - Daily Lift (weekdays)

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